International donor conference: €3.25 billion mobilised by international community to rebuild Mali
The Conference "Together for a New Mali" brought together in Brussels 108 delegations as well as representatives of local governments, civil society, Read more
EU - US export control conference
Brussels, 17-19 June 2013 – Representatives from 34 countries come together today to discuss how countries can work better together and cooperate on export control, thereby reducing the threat of global proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
Girl friendly spaces in Somalia
Somalia has one the world's lowest school enrolment rates. Only 42 % of children attend school and hardly a third are girls. How can we encourage girls to go to school? Read more
EU steps up its support to fight organised crime and drug trafficking
The EU announced its intention to provide additional funding to help countries affected by organised crime and drug trade. Read more
Shared Harvests: Agriculture, Trade and Employment
This joint EC, ILO and UNCTAD publication is the outcome of a project financed under the EC Programme 'Investing in People'. Read the Press Release
Hands up who has a textbook – The Education Transition Fund
A Feature Story from Zimbabwe highlighting a major education programme supplying textbooks to over 5000 schools. Read more
From Challenges to Opportunities
EU High Level Conference on Education and Development – Brussels, 23rd May 2013.
Together for a New Mali - Donor Conference for Development in Mali
Brussels 15 May 2013 - A high-level conference to support the development of Mali, co-chaired by the European Union and France.
Read more about the outcome of the conference.
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